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the photos showing the aftermath of the horrific home invasion that left jennifer hawke-petit and daughters heyley and michaela dead following a week of chilling video of jennifer's last minutes alive and grueling testimony by william petit, the lone survivor. >> we have a lot of support. would like to thank friends and people from all over the state and all over the country for their notes and texts and e-mails who have been very sp t sportive. >> he addressed reporters outside court. >> we're happy with the way the prosecution is presenting its case and things are moving along at a reasonable pace. >> the case turned to photographs of their torched home that told the tale of torture and murder. this is jennifer's sister. >> we have lived with this for over three years and we did walk through the house a long time ago so those images really stay in your mind even though you wish they could leave. >> there were pictures of fire-ravaged bedrooms cords still tied to bedposts prosecutors say restrained the daughters. both girls died of smoke inhalation. >> what that does is really put a pictu
a second language. jennifer mistrot shows us a new program in fremont that's getting kindergarteners speaking mandarin. [ mandarin ] >>> reporter: this is the second day of miss wang's kindergarten class. the kids are jazzed. they are learning the world's most spoken language. it's the first year of the fremont school district's mandarin immersion program. >> in a nutshell, they are going to learn the culture. they are going to learn the language. and they are going to be educated in all the same standards. >> reporter: same course work any other california kindergartener gets except they will spend 90% of their classroom time counting, singing and speaking chinese. these mini language wizards are chosen by lottery and come from classes throughout the district. the goal is to create bilingual citizens. >> we're mexican and italian and just very mixed american family so as far as her knowing mandarin or knowing chinese culture i thought that was something else just to expose her two. >> reporter: most of the kids have at least one chinese parent but english is still the first language
dr. jennifer ashton and jennifer hartstein will be here, as well, in a few minutes. >> if you are moving long distance or ever have you know it is a nightmare and also can be a scam. people will quote you a price on the phone. when the truck actually shows up they double or triple the price. our susan koeppen will show us a mover who did that in front of our hidden cameras and we'll show you how to protect yourself. >> first a check of the news. good morning. >> the joys of moving. good morning to everyone. this morning southern florida is on flood alert a soaking tropical depression is now making its way up the coast. maximum sustained winds at this hour of 35 miles per hour. our miami station joins us now. >> reporter: good morning. south florida getting quite a soaking i'm ankle wading in ankle-deep water. we're on miami beach and when you have the downpours, flooding is a concern, exactly what is happening on o the roadways giving motorists who come through the area quite a bit of trouble making their way through. of course, that's something to be cautious about. in prepar
of murdering a mother and her children. these are the last images of jennifer hawke-petit it alive. this newly released bank surveillance video ticks off the final moments of a horrific crime. petit withdraws $15,000, nervously explaining to the teller she and her family are being held hostage and the money is for ransom. a bank manager called 911. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now, who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. she is petrified. >> reporter: petit got the money and left the bank at 9:22. >> they told us they wouldn't hurt anybody if she got back there with the money. she believed them. >> reporter: at 9:26 police in unmarked cars to the petits' house. officers are told to block off the street but not to approach. almost 30 minutes later, at 9:54, a badly injured william petit manages to escape to a neighbor's house and a second 911 call is made. >> i got bill petit here, who's hurt, my neighbor. >> he's at your house? >> yes, he's right here. >> reporter: then suspects steven hayes and joshua komisarjevsky allegedly set the house o on fire
stuff. we're going to do that with rebecca jarvis, dr. jennifer ashton and jennifer hartstein here as well in just a few minutes. >>> also ahead this morning, if you're moving long distance, ever done it, you know it is a nightmare, but it can be more than that. it can be a scam. one price on the phone, when the truck shows up, they double or triple the price. susan koeppen will tell us a mover who did that from noin fr our hidden cameras. we'll talk about that. >> now to the newsdesk. >> good morning, everyone. >>> southern florida is on flood alert. a soaking tropical depression making it's way up the coffee at 35 miles per hour. our miami station wfor joins us with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica. in south florida, they're getting quite the soaking. myself, i'm actually wading in ankle-deep water. we're here on miami beach. when you have the constant do downpours the concern is flooding. that is what is giving motorists quite a bit of trouble making their way through. of course, that's something to be cautious about. in preparation for this storm, wate
it. you have a 50/50 chance of being infected. jennifer isn't worried. so it wouldn't stop you? >> no. it wouldn't stop me, no. unless i had a big huge thing in my arm then i would stop. >> reporter: it's the only place in california where the japanese bubble snail is found. if you got the rash while swimming at crown beach, there is not a lot you can do about it. but wait a few days and it will be gone. at crown beach, don ford, cbs 5. >>> a new approach to helping struggling home owners, that's in two minutes. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the agency is one of three in th s trying out >>> caltrain is experimenting with a new plan to cut down on suicides. the agency is one of three in the country trying out these new signs. they are on a 10-mile stretch between menlo park and mountain view. the difference with these signs is that the phone numbers do not spell out the words like help or suicide. >> it isn't necessarily easy to find the word help on a cell phone when it hasn't got the letters ton. >> the number and type of calls will be tracked. this will be the first time in the united st
and plantains. jennifer mistrot tonight on how those merchants say this is all just part of doing business. >> reporter: california is known as land of the fruits and the nuts. we love our produce. we just forget to pay for it sometimes. >> mango or banana. [ speaking spanish ] >> all the different fruits out here people just take them. they steal them. >> reporter: food stands like lucky pork market are the colorful backbone of the mission. they are tempting to thieves. >> i don't know how he grabs the watermelons but he steals it. >> reporter: he tells me he frequently sees people steal fruit from his produce stand. he says the total dollar amount exceeds about $20 a day. >> i mean, i won't do it personally. i think i'm honest. >> reporter: shop owners say most of their customers are honest. still, some merchants do install mirrors and other devices to curb the theft. still, there are times they admit that they do just simply look the other way. >> they're hungry and then the only people who is going to do it is the people who probably need it. >> reporter: and that's why for the most pa
. and our doctor jennifer ashton will be along to explain, julie. >> sorry. >> also coming up. >> -- you took the leap. >> -- he is closing in on 80 years of age but william shatner has just become captain of a new "enterprise". >> ahh. >> very clever. >> i didn't write it but i'll take credit, a very funny sitcom called "bleep my dad says" and will tell us all about that in a bit. >> first, 8:01, time to go back inside to erica hill at the news desk. good morning, erica. >> good morning. a new book by reporter bob woodward paints a searing conflict in the white house over strategy for the war in afghanistan. according to the washz post the book quotes the plan demanding an exit plan how we'll hand it off and get out of afghanistan. he never got one. finally decided on a short-term escalation involving 30,000 american troops saying, quote, i'm not doing ten years. i'm not doing long-termination building. i am not spending a trillion dollars. >>> court resumes in connecticut in the brutal home invasion triple murder case. our been tee nguyen has covered it for us and joins us this morning
, non-invasive and do not require surgery. our dr. jennifer ashton will explain why the new procedures could make something like liposuction, for instance, obsolete. >> do crunches, i think. >> i think so. >>> first dramatic and emotional testimony in a connecticut courtroom as a doctor described how his wife and two daughters were murdered. cbs news correspondent betty nguyen is at the courthouse in new haven, connecticut with this story. betty, good morning. >> the prosecution's key witness, the lone survivor of the brutal crime, took the stand yesterday and in front of a captivated courtroom, he described what happened. it's the moment the community has waited more than three years to hear. the doctor william petit took the stand tuesday to testify against the man accused of killing his wife and daughters. petit told a hushed courtroom how two men force the their way into his home and tortured his wife, jennifer, and their daughters, hail yedz, 17 and mckay la, 11. a horrific ordeal describing bei being waken with a baseball bat and describing what they said. petit also told a jury
. william petit, his wife, jennifer and two daughters, haily and mckayla were asleep in their home. these ex-convicts broke in, allegedly tied up william and attacked his wife and children. >> caused such drama it affects people for years to come. >> reporter: police were tipped off when the intruders took jennifer to a bank and forced her to withdraw thousands from her account. a bank teller called police but by the time they arrived, the two children and mother were dead. house burned to the ground. they tried to escape but crashed into a barricade. william petit, who barely made it alive, suffered severe injuries. at a memorial service days later, he spoke about the tragedy. >> i guess if there's anything to be gained from the senseless deaths of my beautiful family, it's for us to all go forward. >> reporter: over the last three years he has launched a craw sad to have both men convicted and executed for their crimes. fighting proposed bills to ban the death penalty in connecticut. dr. petit, the survivor, made his plea very public and the governor reportedly decided not to sign the bill
home owners jittery about some potential scams. jennifer mistrot about how neighbors can make sure that contractors spotted in the area are supposed to be there. >>> reporter: the residents of this san bruno neighborhood evacuated after last week's gas explosion are back in their homes. they have been greeted by signs, warning about contractor fraud. >> you know, when they first approached me, i was a little leary because they were anxious to get in and started cleaning. >> reporter: he lives near the blast site. he thinks his house sustained minimal damage. but inside reeks of smoke so everything needs to be washed from the walls right down to the dishes in his kitchen cupboard. it's a big job. >> i'm sort of consistently asking the policemen, hey, what are the rules and regulations of letting people in? because they are not letting a lot of people in. so since these restoration and cleaning folks have been let in, does that mean they're on the up and up? >> i was in the neighborhood today and -- >> reporter: pg&e wants to make sure all contractors working to restore this neighbor
you don't have to worry about these days? dr. jennifer ashton is here to tell us what we need to know, what to do about it this morning. we'll take care of those fears. first, we want to get to this incredible story of bravery. this past sunday a man's car burst into flames in northwest georgia. dan gloth would have died if not for some dedicated police officers. we're going to speak exclusively with dan and two heroes who saved him this morning. first, jeff glor with more on the story of that rescue. jeff? >> erica, those police officers are being called heroes this morning. when you see the video, you will see why. the dash cam video says 5:11 a.m. moments before sheriff's deputy chad phillips arrived at the scene of a horrifying accident. >> when i first arrived the flames were probably six, seven foot high. >> reporter: 56-year-old dan gloth was trapped inside his burning car. worried he'd never see his daughters again. his car filled with black smoke, making it impossible to see or breathe. he couldn't kick out the windows. what gloth didn't know was that deputy phillips, two oth
surgery. our dr. jennifer ashton will explain why the new procedures could make something like liposuction, for instance, obsolete. >> do crunches, i think. >> i think so. >>> first dramatic and emotional testimony in a connecticut courtroom as a doctor described how his wife and two daughters were murdered. cbs news correspondent betty nguyen is at the courthouse in new haven, connecticut with this >>> up next, a reporter says -- she says she was harassed by the new york jets. but, is this the wrong way to dress in a locker room? two female reporters will have a debate. two female reporters will have a debate. this is "on that can take so much out of you. i feel like i have to wind myself up just to get out of bed. then...well, i have to keep winding myself up to deal with the sadness, the loss of interest, the trouble concentrating, the lack of energy. [ male announcer ] if depression is taking so much out of you, ask your doctor about pristiq®. pristiq is a prescription medicine proven to treat depression. pristiq is thought to work by affecting the levels of two chemicals in the brain
show" contributor jennifer hartstein, a child and adolescent psychologist. good morning. >> good morning. >> is there a single most important thing to keep in mind when you're trying to discipline a child? >> you want to make sure that the punishment fits the crime. discipline is really different than punishment. so, you want to be able to teach while you're also setting limits. that's a really important component. you want to know your kid, know what's going to work, know what's meaningful. >> know a lesson is being learned as opposed to, here's this punitive thing because of this behavior. >> punishment doesn't teach anything new. it just tells kids what to be afraid of or what they might loose, they'll be a little more secretive or hide out. it's important in discipline to say, this is the consequence because this is what you did. what can you do next time? >> there you go. it's an equation. can you apply that equation to a toddler? >> yes, absolutely. you can start -- you have to start early. it's really important to start as young as you can, letting your kids know what your
pounds in one year. our dr. jennifer ashton will be along with the results of a new study on which beverages are best and worse for your children. >>> every father's warning to his daughter's boyfriend, don't even think about it. well, one father in california may have taken that warning too farp. he's a police officer. he pretended to arrest a teen-aged boy who he believed had gone too far with his step-daughter and then decided to take action. we'll have that story, too. >> first, at 7:30, the latest on amanda knox currently serving 26 years in an italian prison for murdering her roommate. but this week, she'll be back in court fighting off the possibility of even more jail time on a different charge. we'll speak with her mother exclusively about this in just a moment. her mother, edda mellas, also faces jail time for the same charge but first our national correspondent jeff glor is here with the details. jeff, good morning. >> good morning to you. ten months after convicted of murder 23-year-old seattle native amanda knox will face an italian judge again friday not what she did
to five million cans of powdered formula because of insect contamination fears. our doctor jennifer ashton is here. good morning. >> good morning, maggie. >> it doesn't affect liquid formula but powdered that they say may contain a small beetle or larvae. if your baby has already enjested this, is it a harmful? >> the dad has said they do not think this poses an immediate risk, that is a direct quote from the fda. however, if the baby ingests eggs of bugs, insects, or parts of insects, at most, the thinking is they might have stomach upset, digestive problems. bottom line, if your baby is not seeming right you to, take him or her to the peek tran. >> i called similac this morning and learned they set up a website where you can go to find out if the formula you have at home is affected. it's similac.com/recall and enter the lot number. i want to ask about another big health story hitting the paper this morning all of the country saying a study out of the new england journal of medicine studying how effective mammograms are in reducing breast cancer deaths. what did it find? >> this study tr
testimony about the murder of jennifer michaela, and haley petit, paints the picture of a simple robbery gone horribly wrong. on wednesday, a police detective gave a gripping account of a detective given by steven hayes. hayes quickly recounted how things got, quote, out of control. >> this is very powerful testimony. because these are the words of the defendant himself. as to the savagery that these two imposed on this family. >> reporter: hayes told police that accomplice joshua comosarjevski. he began beating petit. and there was blood all over the place. petit spoke. >> oorpghtd painful day for the petit and hawkins family. >> reporter: it was the explanation of the rapes that was most chilling. hayes said he escorted jennifer hawk-petit to the bank, where she withdrew $15,000. and when she return said, the other suspect had already sexually assaulted 11-year-old michaela. and he told him to, quote, have sex with the mother to square things up. she was later strangled to death. >> hayes was trying to point to the codefendant and say he was the bad guy. he was the worst one. >> report
? the testimony of christopher coates last friday was barely covered jennifer: bill, in is no such thing as reverse racism. we received a lot of letters like yours jennifer. reverse racism is shorthand for bias against whites. page: i think colbert made a great point most americans will not do the work that migrants do. deborah: colbert's appearance on the capitol was natural it is not like he was the only clown there. susan. . what is next sean connery testifying about national security? we could do worse. dr. bloom: after watching you and beck discuss colbert and stewart i'm amazed at how sophisticated news analysis has become. not selling sophistication here doctor, you can go to npr for that. just giving you the straight story. gerald: obviously, oprah will not be at stewart's rally october 30th, she will be attending the bold fresh show in connecticut. i hope she has her tickets, because they are going fast. gerardo: i commend you for your outstanding book pinheads and patriots. thanks for putting your country first. i appreciate that, thanks for reading the book. finally, pinheads
be a reason why men and women are so different. and our dr. jennifer ashton will be along to explain. >> sorry. >>> also coming up -- he is closing in on 80 years of age, but william shatner has just become captain of a new enterprise. >> clever. >> very funny. i didn't write it but i'll take credit for it. a funny sitcom called "bleep my dad says" and he'll tell us all about that in a bit. >>> 8:01. time to take you back inside to erica hill at the newsdesk. >> good morning everyone at home. a new book by bob woodward painting a serious series of conflict in the obama white house. all over strategy for the war in afghanistan. according to the "washington post," the book "obama's wars" the president has a plan for how we're going to hand it off and get out of afghanistan. he never got one. finally decided on a short-term escalation involving 30,000 american troops saying, i'm not doing ten year, long-term nation building. i am not sending $1 trillion. >>> and court resumes in connecticut in the brutal triple murder case. betty nguyen has been covering it and joins us from new haven with the la
like our dr. jennifer ashton is demonstrating. we're going to talk to her ahead about what else you can do. >> also ahead this morning, it took years for society to slowly isolate or ban smokers from restaurants, right, and from airplanes. now it's sort of you would never expect to see a smoker in there, right? some people are equating families with small children, misbehaving children, not our children, maggie. >> of course not. >> as the new smokers. the new sort of persona non grata would be the screaming child in a restaurant. a lot of people might agree with it. but should they be banned from public places or even from airplanes as some people have suggested. >> or have a separate section. >> that has been another theory. we're going to talk about that this morning with our dr. jennifer hartstein who is here with some tips for all of us to live a little more peacefully together. >> i see dave nod being emphatically. if they were banning your dog wally who you take everywhere would you be as excited about this? >> first of all, wally doesn't scream. wally
now says testing women in their 40s could reduce the risk of dying by 26%. our dr. jennifer ashton will help us sort it out. >>> what do lady gaga and the dalia lama have in common? sounds like a jar son carson right? i'm sorry. i'm too old to be mentioning that. they are both on twitter, along with about 100 million other people around the world. we'll have to twitter a how-to lesson this morning and tell you why celebrities, in particular, love tweeting. >> first, we want to get the latest on the big storm up and down the east coast today. dave price is in wilmington, north carolina. good morning, dave. >> good morning, maggie. this is what happens when you get 20-plus inches of rain over four or five days in a row. there's just nowhere for this water to go, and that's the big concern throughout north carolina and, indeed, up and down much of the mid-atlantic states, as we head through the next 24 hours. right now, we've broken all sorts of records. you can see t >>> remember yesterday we were saying it didn't have to have a name to be a problem. dave just proved it and first war
. coming up in this hour, it is hard to be a work ho lick, especially on your health. our dr. jennifer ashton will show us house simple changes around your desk can make a lot of things better. we'll tell you all about it in a second. >> improving your life this morning on "the early show." >> we doirchlts that's how we roll. >> also women talking about having it all. kim clijsters really seems to do it, the first mom to win a grand slam tournament in 30 years. her daughter was in the stands to see her win saturday. we'll talk to kim about her victory, what it is like juggling tennis and motherhood, really excited to have her with us this morning. we'll talk to her in a moment. >> and does it really matter when you shop, a good segment you'll like. it definitely does, what day of the week matters a lot. we'll explain why you should buy clothes, say, for instance, on thursdays. >> i know that one. >> groceries on sundays. >> sundays? >> we'll explain it all. we'll explain it all in the segment. >> interesting. i'm going to stick around for that. >> i thought you might. >> first, let's g
. jennifer ashton. good morning. >> hi. >> as i became aware of this story, and i knew that you were going to come in to chat with us, i'm going to ask you some questions that might sound a little dumb, but do you remember being here last summer? >> yeah. >> okay. >> yeah. >> i was just curious. >> i had a great time. >> you're a person who we can have a real conversation about having a stroke and the effects of that. >> yeah. >> so you come to after you are hospitalized. your brain is working? >> when i first got into the car with my girlfriends she asked me to write the alphabet and i could only get up to the letter "l" and then i don't remember anything after that. and when my doctor -- the doctor you saw, i was in the hospital and he was asking me to touch my ear and my nose. and i couldn't do it. >> didn't know what they were? >> yeah. >> remarkable, then, have you to literally rebuild your brain basically from scratch. >> it was a fascinating process. >> that's an interesting way of putting it. was it arduous? >> yeah, i mean, it was hard. it was hard. >> and even now, though, do you
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were revealing and sgushing. the latest testimony about the murder of jennifer, michaela and hayly petit paints the picture of a simply robbery having gone one. wednesday a detective gave a gripping account by defendant steven hayes who recounts how things, quote, got quickly out of control. >> this is very powerful testimony because these are the words of the defendant himself as to the savagery that these two imposed on this family. >> reporter: hayes told police his accomplice joshua komisarjevsky entered the petit home through an unlocked door and beat william petit with a baseball bat. petit, the only survivor spoke outside court. >> this is a painful day for the hawke and petit families and i think everybody saw that. >> reporter: the explanation of the rapes that was most chilling. hayes says he escorted jennifer hawke-petit to the bank where she withdrew $15 nouz and when they returned ckomisarjevsky ha already assaulted michaela. the mother was later strangled to death. >> hayes is trying to point to his co-defendant saying he was the bad guy, the worst one. >> reporter: j
dr. jennifer hartstein she's a child and adolescent psychologist. >> good morning. >> 400% increase in the last 10 years. why do you think it's been so dramatic? >> it's an incredibly huge increase. i think there's ease of use. >> easy access like the girl said. >> it's in your house, your medicine cabinet. you don't have to seek it out. you can hide it more. the signs aren't there, so the parents can know what you're doing. >> what's also scary, kids are younger and younger. kids as young as 12 years old doing that. >> 12 and older. >> if your kid smokes you can smell the smoke. if your kid drinks you can see they are drunk. if they abuse prescription drugs, how can you tell? >> it's harder. talking about feeling hot, maybe they are nauseous eyes are red, nose running, lethargic, trouble in school. some of the signs are the same. it's much harder to look for. you have to look in your cabinets and see what's going on. >> not just cabinets. aren't there other hot spots. >> medicine cabinet. kitchen, households appliances. garages, they are using inhalan
that the younger you are, the easier it is to learn a language. jennifer mistrot shows us a program of kindergarteners speaking>>> reporter: this is the second day of miss wang's kindergarten class. the kids are jazzed. mandarin. jennifer mistrot shows us a program of kindergarten speaking mandarin. >>> reporter: this is the second day of miss wang's kindergarten class. the kids are jazzed. they are learning the world's most spoken language. it's the first year of the fremont school district's mandarin immersion program. >> in a nutshell, they are going to learn the culture. they are going to learn the language. and they are going to be educated in all the same standards. >> reporter: same course work any other california kindergartener gets except they will spend 90% of their classroom time counting, singing and speaking chinese. these mini language wizards are chosen by lottery and come from classes throughout the district. the goal is to create bilingual citizens. >> we're mexican and italian and just very mixed american family so as far as her knowing mandarin or knowing chinese
surveillance tape shown in court shows jennifer hawke petit minutes before her death as she withdraws $15,000 she nervously alert it is teller that she's getting the money for men holding her family hostage. as mrs. petit walked away, a bank manager called 911. >> reporter: by the time the police encountered the suspects at the petit home 33 minutes later, mrs. petit and her daughters 11-year-old michaela and 17-year-old hayley were dead. mrs. petit had been raped and strangled. her daughters died after inhaling smoke as their home was set on fire. her husband, who had been beaten and bound, barely escaped to a neighbor's house. >> reporter: questions today centered around why the police took so long to try to rescue the family. an officer testified they were following hostage protocol. dr. william petit was the sole survivor of the brutal home invasion. earlier this week, he testified the men, steven hayes and joshua komisarjevsky were strangers who threw him in the basement almost immediately. the suspects wanted to plead guilty in exchange for life sentences but dr. petit would not agr
looks a some options. >> jennifer already has a full- time job as a manager of a downtown office building but she has taken a second job as a baby-sitter. >> it's been great. it's been a great opportunity for me to continue to do what i love to do, which is baby- sitting. >> reporter: she uses the website seekingsitters.com which connects her with parents looking for someone to watch their children. the american university business school graduate is among the 7 million people in the country working two or more jobs. >> in this economy, it is tough and it's nice to have a little extra money. >> reporter: seekingsitters dc franchise owner got in to the business because of her families own trouble with the economy. >> my husband was laid off earlier this year, so we decided if we are going to do this we do it now. >> reporter: while corporate pretax profits have surged $400 billion since the depths of the resession, wages and employment have failed to keep pace. for a lot of uncle sam's nieces and nephews the answer to that question is not that great. more and more of us are strugg
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